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silent film festival: san francisco

Photo Courtesy of: Orange County ArchivesWhat: The 17th Annual SF Silent Film Festival
Where: The Castro Theatre, San Francisco
When: July 12 thru 15

To mark the San Francisco Silent Film Festival’s 17th year, seventeen films of new discoveries, new restorations and favored classics will be previewed.

Select programs will showcase live musical accompaniment by top musicians in the field—including Alloy Orchestra, the Matti Bye Ensemble, and the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra.


adfilmfest: chicago

photo by: 20 Letters What: adfilmfest—Architecture and Design Filmfest
When: April 12 thru 16
Where: The Music Box Theater, Chicago

During adfilmfest, a selection of feature length films, documentaries and shorts will be shown during the week. Accompanying them, filmmakers, architects, designers and other industry leaders are scheduled to discuss design processes, architecture in film, and brilliant designs we see and use every day.

In Pool Party, catch the doubly surprising story of a swimming pool—the size of a football field in New York City built during the Depression and abandoned for almost 25 years—that’s become the most significant indie music venue since CBGB’s.

And in Detroit Wild City, locals hypothesize the future of Detroit—and ultimately all urban ‘settlements’.

33 Films will fill the roster—ranging in length from three minutes to 93 minutes—and each has been curated into 15 programs. Tickets will be sold by the program with each program including 1-4 films of varying lengths and running approximately 90 minutes.


architecture & design film festival: new york

photo by: magicicadaWhat: Architecture & Design Film Festival
When: October 15-17, 2010
Where: Tribeca Cinemas, New York

Don’t miss the first US film festival celebrating the creative spirit of architecture and design.

A mix of feature length films, documentaries and shorts are scheduled for the weekend— and don’t miss discussions with filmmakers, architects and designers about the design process, architecture in film, and the many designs we see and use every day.